After taking a blogging break for the first two weeks of August, we came back primed with fresh reading and new perspectives on previous reading.
- Unlearning Deficit Ideology and the Scornful Gaze
- Spiky Profiles, Peripheral Minds, and Evolutionary History
- Disability Dongles: Designing for the Individual, Not the Collective
- Kinetic Cognitive Style
- Peer Respite
- Emotion Matters in Alt Text: Text Descriptions and Emotion Rich Images
- Inclusion Through Options: There is no one size fits all when it comes to accessibility.
- Mind Is an Embodied Phenomenon: Neurodiversity Is About Bodyminds, Not Just Brains
- Rejecting the Good Cripple Mythos: This is why we need cripple punk.
- The Importance of Stimming as an Adaptive Coping Mechanism
- The 4 Stages of Psychological Safety: Defining the Path to Inclusion and Innovation – Timothy R. Clark
- We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation – Eric M. Garcia
- Teaching Machines: The History of Personalized Learning – Audrey Watters
- Rolling Warrior: The Incredible, Sometimes Awkward, True Story of a Rebel Girl on Wheels Who Helped Spark a Revolution – Judith Heumann, Kristen Joiner
- Adults with Autism: Changes in Understanding Since DSM-111 | SpringerLink
- Ethical dimensions of translational developmental neuroscience research in autism
- Language, interests and autism: A tribute to Dr. Dinah Murray (1946–2021), an autism pioneer
- Autism, intense interests and support in school: from wasted efforts to shared understandings: Educational Review: Vol 73, No 1
- Monotropism – An Interest Based Account of Autism
- Full article: More on the ontological status of autism and double empathy
- No Spectrum 10k, Autistic People Don’t Want to Know the Cause and We Don’t Need to be Cured – The Unwritten
- An Autistic Person’s Concerns About Spectrum 10k — Authentically Emily
- The Dangers of Spectrum 10K – Sarah Boon
- The Call is Coming from Inside the House: White Supremacy and the Disability Community – Crutches and Spice
- In search of psychological safety | Autistic Collaboration
- For psychologists wanting to work with autistic people · Tania Melnyczuk
- NEUROTYPICAL PSYCHOTHERAPISTS & AUTISTIC CLIENTS – NEUROQUEER
- An alternative to the psych hospital, run by people in mental health recovery – NC Health News
- Twitter’s new font and Last of Us 2: an accessibility lesson to be learned | by Anna 4erepawko Mészáros | Aug, 2021 | UX Collective
- We’re Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation by Eric Garcia – The Washington Post
We sent US$13k to neurodivergent and disabled people in August in support of their work and lives.
We did a week of peer respite on the Irie Smial Preserve with a burnt out neurosibling in mental health distress and housing crisis. They needed a break, a safe space, and peers who understood. We all helped each other and learned a lot.
We love the peer-run respite model and want to support folks in Texas doing this work. Contact us.
Our Blogging Queue
- We Long to Belong: In Search of Psychological Safety
- Being Legible: Legibility as Social Status, Situational Privilege, and Belonging
- Try Again: Mercy is Necessary to Learner Safety
- Online Classes Are an Equity Requirement: If Opening Schools Is About Equity, Why Aren’t We Listening to Those Most Impacted?
- Vestibular Issues with Parallax Scrolling and Transition Animations
- Psychological Safety in Families
- The Neurodivergent Experience in Josephmooon’s “So Far So Good”
- It’s Not Rocket Science: Considering and Meeting the Sensory Needs of Autistic Children and Young People
- Craft, Flow, and Cognitive Styles
- Equity Versus Equality
- It’s About Equity
- Accessible, Equity Literate Care
- Disability Dongles and Cultural Engagement
- Wheelchair Flow Patrol
- The Bipartisanship of Behaviorism
- Practicing Pluralism: Minority Stress, Harm Reduction, and Triage
- Accommodations and Emotional Bids in Neurodiverse Relationships
- Taking Control of the Mask: Unmasking as a Spoiled Identity